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Staten Island Boardwalk Reopens 9 Months After Sandy

by Associated Press

flickr, Scott Beale

Staten Islanders are celebrating a milestone in the borough's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

Nine months after the storm hit, the entire 1.7-mile length of Staten Island's Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk was reopened for the first time Friday.

New York City Parks Commissioner Veronica White praised the 25 Parks Department carpenters who pitched in and got the job done.

White says "everybody was out there working together."

NYC Cash Toll Payers May Face Big Hikes

by Chiara Wegener
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Adam Fagen, Flickr

The plan, which the MTA Board is expected to approve, would increase fees for drivers paying cash by up to 18%.

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